Malaysia Masters

The Malaysia Masters is a badminton tournament on the BWF Tour that is played at the Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

I have put together the below guide so you can find out more about the Draw, Schedule, Players, and Prize Money for the 2023 tournament in Malaysia.

Malaysia Masters

2023 Malaysia Masters

Location:Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
BWF Tour Level:Super 500
Draw Sizes:32
Prize Money:$420,000


The 2023 Malaysia Masters Badminton tournament in Kuala Lumpur was held from the 23rd to the 28th of May 2023, with the tournament being played the week before the Thailand Open in Bangkok.


The entry list for the 2023 tournament in Malaysia has now been released and below is a selection of players who participated in the 2023 singles competitions.

2023 Male Players

  • Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
  • Jonatan Christie
  • Lee Zii Jia
  • Kodai Naraoka
  • Chou Tien-chen
  • Loh Kean Yew
  • Kunlavut Vitidsarn

The current world number 1 Viktor Axelsen was due to play in the 2023 men’s singles event but was forced to withdraw due to a hamstring strain he picked up.

2023 Female Players

  • Akane Yamaguchi
  • Wang Zhiyi
  • Ratchanok Intanon
  • Han Yue
  • Pornpawee Chochuwong
  • P. V. Sindhu
  • Gregoria Mariska Tunjung
  • Busanan Ongbamrungphan


Below was the schedule for the 2023 tournament in Kuala Lumpur, with the finals being played on Sunday, the 28th of May 2023.

Tuesday – Day 123 May 2023Round of 32 Matches
Wednesday – Day 224 May 2023Round of 32 Matches
Thursday – Day 325 May 2023Round of 16 Matches
Friday – Day 426 May 2023Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday – Day 527 May 2023Semifinal Matches
Sunday – Day 628 May 2023Finals


The draws for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Malaysia are now available to view on the BWF Tournament Software website (see links below).

Men’s Singles: View Draw

Women’s Singles: View Draw

Men’s Doubles: View Draw

Women’s Doubles: View Draw

Mixed Doubles: View Draw

Prize Money and Points

The total prize fund for the 2023 Malaysia badminton masters tournament was $420,000, with the prize money and points being split as follows.

Men’s/Women’s Singles

The winners of the men’s/women’s singles tournament in 2023 received $31,500 and 9,200 points, while the runner-up received $15,960 and 7,800 points.

Round of 16$1,4703,600
Round of 32$02,220

Men’s/Women’s/Mixed Doubles (Per Pair)

The winners of the men’s/women’s/mixed doubles tournaments in 2023 received $33,180 ($16,590 each) and 9,200 points, while the runner-ups received $15,960 ($7,980 each) and 7,800 points.

Round of 16$1,5753,600
Round of 32$02,220

2023 Winners and Runner Ups

Men’s Singles

The winner of the 2023 men’s singles competition was Prannoy H. S. who beat Weng Hongyang 21-19, 13-21, 21-18 in the 2023 final (see video highlights from their final below).

Women’s Singles

The winner of the 2023 women’s singles competition was Akane Yamaguchi who defeated Gregoria Mariska Tunjung 21-17, 21-7 in the 2023 final.

For a full list of results from the 2023 tournament (including men’s/women’s/mixed doubles), check out the official BWF website.